General Awareness Questions for NICL AO Mains 2017

Dear Readers,


This is the high time to pace up your preparations for Upcoming NICL AO Mains. Subjects like Aptitude, Reasoning, and English are important for the preparation of your exams but the subject the reality comes in your way as a big challenge is General Awareness. As you know General Awareness is the very important section in the NICL AOSo we are here to provide you very handy Quiz on General Awareness that will cover Current Affairs, Static Awareness, and Banking Awareness topics. Attempt the quiz with your best effort and try to score as much as you can.

Q1. In the recently released, the second Forbes ‘30 under 30’ Asia list 2017 name the olympic Medallist who made it into the list in 'pioneer women' category.
(a) Deepa Karmakar
(b) P V Sindhu
(c) Saina Nehwal
(d) Sakshi Malik
(e) Deepa Malik

Q2. The sixth prestigious M.S. Swaminathan Award for contribution in the field of agriculture was given recently to ____________.
(a) P R Rao
(b) R R Hanchinal
(c) Swapnil Saha
(d) Raman Raghav
(e) Pushpalata Tiwari

Q3. Name the city that has been handed over to the private firm to have India's first privately-run railway station.
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Gandhinagar
(c) Bhopal
(d) Surat
(e) Jhansi

Q4. Name the Actor who was honoured with a tribute at 60th San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF) in the USA.
(a) Shah Rukh Khan
(b) Amitabh Bacchan
(c) Salman Khan
(d) Amir Khan
(e) Hritik Roshan

Q5. Which among the following Incentives and facilities offered to the SEZs is not correct-
(a) Duty free import/domestic procurement of goods for development, operation and maintenance of SEZ units.
(b) Exemption from State sales tax and other levies as extended by the respective State Governments.  (c) Exemption from minimum alternate tax under section 115JB of the Income Tax Act.
(d) 100% Income Tax exemption on export income for SEZ units under Section 10AA of the Income Tax Act for 10 years, 50% for next 5 years thereafter and 50% of the ploughed back export profit for next 5 years.
(e) Exemption from Central Sales Tax.

Q6. ___________ is a specifically delineated duty-free enclave and shall be deemed to be foreign territory for the purposes of trade operations and duties and tariffs. 
(a) SEZs
(b) FDI
(c) FIPB
(d) CDR
(e) CSR

Q7. IBA was set up in ________ with 22 members to discuss issues of common interests.
(a) 1946
(b) 1955
(c) 1934
(d) 1921
(e) 1961

Q8. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh launched the web applications to check corruption and keep track of government activities. The app is named as ____________.
(b) SAYA

Q9. Name the state that has become the first state to launch a special awareness drive to ensure that transgenders in the state register as voters.
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Assam
(e) Tripura

Q10. Name the Indian environmental engineer who has won 2017 prestigious ‘Cartier Women’s Initiative Award’ for providing women working on farms with water management solutions and protecting small farmers against droughts and flash floods.
(a) Deepa Singh
(b) Trupti Jain
(c) Neha Sharma
(d) Konkana Gupta
(e) Vimala Shankar

Q11. Name the author of recently launched book named 'Punjab: Building the Land of Five Rivers'.
(a) Kamal Narayan
(b) Ishant Somal
(c) Virappa Moily
(d) Arjun Gaind
(e) Prakash Singh Badal

Q12. Every year March 8th is observed as- 
(a) World Environment day
(b) Heritage day
(c) International Women’s day
(d) Youth day
(e) AIDS day

Q13. The Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian honours of India announced annually on the eve of-
(a) Republic Day
(b) Independence Day
(c) Gandhi Jayanti
(d) Pravasi Bhartiya Divas
(e) New year

Q14. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was replaced by-?
(a) North American Free Trade Association
(b) South Asian Free Trade
(c) World Trade Organisation
(d) Free Trade Organisation
(e) None of the given options is true

Q15. What is the effort of IBA?
(a) Assist and provide common services to members.
(b) Promote sound and progressive banking principles and practices.
(c) Co-ordinate and co-operate on procedural, legal, technical, administration, professional matters.
(d) Build Image of banking industry through publicity and public relations.
(e) All of the above


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